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PHOTO GALLERY: Marking International Workers Day around the world




Supporters of the Lebanese Communist Party take part in a march celebrating the International Labour Day in the Lebanese capital Beirut on May 1, 2018.

A supporter of the Lebanese Communist Party takes part in a march celebrating the International Labour Day in the Lebanese capital Beirut on May 1, 2018.

Sri Lankan Frontline Socialist Party organising secretary Premakumar Gunaratnam speaks during a rally held to mark Labour Day, or May Day in Colombo on May 1, 2018.

People take part in the traditional May Day rally in Paris, western France, on May 1, 2018.

Riot gendarme officers stand in front of protesters during the traditional May Day rally in Rennes, western France, on May 1, 2018.

People hold a banner which reads, "Students, Employees. Everyone in the Street. General Strike" during the traditional May Day labour union march in Paris, France, May 1, 2018.

People take part in the traditional May Day rally in Marseille, southern France, on May 1, 2018

Pakistani union workers members hold placard as they march during a May Day rally in Lahore on May 1, 2018.
Countries across the world celebrate May 1 as International Labour Day.

A member of the Greek Communist Labour Union (PAME) holds a carnation during the May Day celebrations in Athens on May 01, 2018.

People holding balloons and flags parade during a traditional May Day demonstration in the Crimean city of Simferopol on May 1, 2018.

Russian police officers stand guard as activists and supporters of Russia's left-wing parties and movements pass through metal detectors prior to a May Day rally in Moscow on May 1, 2018.

Activists and supporters of Russia's left-wing parties and movements march during a May Day rally in downtown Moscow on May 1, 2018

Members of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) hold signs and wave flags during a rally to mark a Labour Day, in Tunis, Tunisia May 1, 2018.

Supporter of the Iraqi Communist Party hold the communist symbol of the hammer and sickle during a march celebrating the International Labour Day in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on May 1, 2018.